Three-Dimensional Biochemical and Biomechanical Patterning of Hydrogels for Guiding Cell Behavior

TitleThree-Dimensional Biochemical and Biomechanical Patterning of Hydrogels for Guiding Cell Behavior
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsHahn, MS, Miller, JS, West, JL
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume18
Issue20
Pagination2679 - 2684
Date Published10/2006
ISSN15214095
Keywordshydrogels; patterning; polyethylene glycol
Abstract

The ability to spatially tailor material biomechanical and biochemical properties at the microscale and to create freeform 3D patterns and gradients within existing photoactive networks (see figure) is demonstrated. The ability of patterned substrates to guide cell migration is also shown.

DOI10.1002/adma.200600647
Short TitleAdv Mater
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